Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site

Events

February 2015

February 1 End Date
Exhibit Opening
Star of the Republic Museum
“Enduring Spirit: African Americans in 19th Century Texas” will open Feb. 1, 2015, and be on display through Feb. 15, 2016.
February 7 End Date
Light in the Dark
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
If you lived more than 150 years ago what would you have to gather, and make yourself, to be able to have light at night?
February 7 End Date
Black History Month Event
Star of the Republic Museum
Dr. Fred McGhee, adjunct professor of anthropology at Austin Community College, will speak at 2 p.m. in the museum theatre about the 1836 Texas Rebellion. Free admission to the museum all day.
February 8 End Date
Light in the Dark
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
If you lived more than 150 years ago what would you have to gather, and make yourself, to be able to have light at night?
February 13 End Date
Brazos Valley Regional History Fair
Star of the Republic Museum
Students from a five county region will compete for advancement to Texas History Day in Austin under the guidelines of National History Day.
February 14 End Date
Black History Month Event
Star of the Republic Museum
The museum will present the first and second episodes of the PBS series, “African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” at 2 p.m. Free admission to the museum all day.
February 21 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
February 21 End Date
Black History Month Event
Star of the Republic Museum
The museum will host Dr. Bernadette Pruitt, professor of history at Sam Houston State University, for a 2 p.m. presentation titled, "The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, Texas." Free admission to the museum all day.
February 28 End Date
Texas Independence Day Celebration
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a two-day celebration of Texas Independence.

March 2015

March 1 End Date
Texas Independence Day Celebration
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a two-day celebration of Texas Independence.
March 21 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
March 28 End Date
Beasts of Burden; Draft Animals at Work
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Barrington Living History Farm and the Texas Draft Horse and Mule Association in a unique opportunity to experience draft animals at work.
March 29 End Date
Beasts of Burden; Draft Animals at Work
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Barrington Living History Farm and the Texas Draft Horse and Mule Association in a unique opportunity to experience draft animals at work.

April 2015

April 11 End Date
Basketry-on-the-Brazos
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us as we go through the process of pounding a green log into baskets splits, and help us weave those splits into baskets that we will use on the farm throughout the year
April 12 End Date
Basketry-on-the-Brazos
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us as we go through the process of pounding a green log into baskets splits, and help us weave those splits into baskets that we will use on the farm throughout the year
April 18 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.

May 2015

May 16 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
May 23 End Date
Foods from the Farm
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Miss Kellie for a discussion on the heirloom varieties of vegetables we grow here at Barrington.
May 24 End Date
Foods from the Farm
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Miss Kellie for a discussion on the heirloom varieties of vegetables we grow here at Barrington.

June 2015

June 1 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 7 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 13 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 14 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 20 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
June 20 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 21 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 27 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 28 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!

July 2015

July 4 End Date
Fireworks on the Brazos!
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
July 18 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.

August 2015

August 1 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 2 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 8 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 9 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 15 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
August 15 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 16 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 22 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 23 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 29 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 30 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.

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